Reed College

920 24033Position ID: Reed-TTSTATSSPR [#24033]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Position in Statistics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Portland, Oregon 97202, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Statistics
Application Deadline: 2024/01/10 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/12/07, listed until 2024/03/25)
Position Description:    

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The Reed College Department of Mathematics and Statistics invites applications for one tenure-track position in statistics at any rank to begin August 2024. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, data science, or a related field by the time of appointment. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Reed values diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups. We are seeking candidates who can develop a strong research program that will effectively engage undergraduates from a wide range of academic backgrounds and interests. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching statistics courses at the introductory and advanced levels, for helping to build a growing academic program, and for advising senior theses. The senior thesis is a cornerstone of the Reed College academic experience. It is a year-long project, required of every student, which culminates in a written document and an oral defense. Applicants are encouraged to suggest potential thesis projects and to describe any past experience mentoring students.

Reed College is a vibrant intellectual community located in Portland, Oregon. Reed students are known for their outstanding intellectual engagement and creativity, and a substantial proportion go on to pursue advanced degrees. While teaching is our primary mission, the College is very supportive of faculty research; we have start-up funding, a generous leave and sabbatical program, funding for professional travel and student research assistants, and opportunities for internal research grants.

We are a community that values cultural diversity and inclusive educational practices as essential to the excellence of our academic program. Throughout your application materials, please describe the ways in which your past and current teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service have supported these values. Alternatively, you may include a separate statement regarding your efforts to support these values. In either case, please convey the ways in which your work at Reed will support the commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion articulated in the College's diversity and anti-racism statements (

Applications must be submitted through the website and should include:

• a cover letter addressing how your teaching and scholarship are potentially suited to the liberal arts college environment,

• a CV,

• a teaching statement,

• a research statement,

• a diversity statement (optional, see previous paragraph) and

• three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching experience or potential.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications should be received by Wednesday, January 10, 2024, to guarantee full consideration. Any questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, David Perkinson, at

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock Blvd.
Portland OR 97202